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Motor Bikes

Volume 405: debated on Tuesday 20 May 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many motor bikes have been confiscated since the Police Reform Act 2002 came into force. [114040]

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he expects the Metropolitan Police to issue instructions to borough commanders to use the new powers to confiscate motor bikes under the Police Reform Act 2002 to combat anti-social behaviour. [114039]

The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis has told me that procedures for the use of powers under section 59 of the Police Reform Act 2002, to seize vehicles being used in an anti-social manner, are currently the subject of internal consultation. Instructions to borough commanders are expected to be published in the form of a Police Notice by the summer.